Injunction suspends Brazil agchem reassessment
Brazil has suspended the re-evaluation of nine pesticide active ingredients following an injunction. Registrants of the ais obtained the ruling in July at a federal court, the 13th Vara Federal. The nine ais are: the fungicide, thiram; the herbicide, paraquat; and the insecticides, carbofuran, endosulfan, methamidophos, parathion-methyl, phorate and phosmet. The injunction covers 99 registered pesticide products in the country.